Archive for January, 2008

I’ve Switched

Saturday, January 19th, 2008

I have recently made the switch to Ubuntu. Ubuntu, for those who may not be aware, is a word from the Bantu language which refers to a philosophy of life. The word also has been chosen as the name for a popular distribution of linux. Though I find the philosophy of Ubuntu something to strive […]

Stumbling Out of the Gate

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008

I had great ambitions about once again becoming a frequent Internet publisher and even was for a couple of days. Then just as I was about to log into WordPress to work on a post called “Day of 100 Eagles” (which I have not yet written, so you haven’t missed it), I learned the hard […]

Automotive Saturday

Saturday, January 5th, 2008

I spent all day working on our van today. It’s been a while since I spent the whole day working on a vehicle and I really can’t say I missed it much. I like cars and I like working on them, but I don’t like the way “simple” things end up taking all day. I […]

I’m not Joseph Conrad

Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

I didn’t mention it here yet, but I have determined to get back to daily posting. There’s really no excuse not to. My dad does and has for years- after I nagged him for probably a couple of years to get started writing online at all. Now he is diligent and I wrote like eight […]

2007 in Review

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

2007 has just ended and as I think back over the past year, there is one clear outstanding event. That was the birth of my third child and first daughter, Elsie Rose. I’m sure there were a great number of other tremendous things in 2007, but unfortunately, as frequently seems to happen, when trying to […]